Founders 101

Monday, December 3rd - Wednesday December 5th 5:00PM - 8:00PM

Who Attends

Introducing Founders 101: a crash course in entrepreneurship led by local startup leaders.

Founders 101 invites (50) individuals to attend three interactive workshops leading up to our most talked about event of the year, Founder Factory. Three evening sessions will be led by local startup leaders and geared towards emerging entrepreneurs that want to turn their business ideas into reality.

The program begins on Monday, December 3rd at 5:30pm and costs $100 per individual for all three sessions. Individual sessions are not for purchase, as attendance is expected at all three sessions.

Be sure to check out the Bundle & Save option if you plan on attending Founder Factory to save $50!

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What to Expect

Session Topics & Leaders

Mon. Dec 3 2018 | 5:30PM – 8:00PM

IS YOUR IDEA WORTH IT? | LED BY EMILY FOOTE AND PAUL TZEN CO-FOUNDERS OF PRACTICE

This session invites you to discover how successful entrepreneurs identify market opportunities, test the market, and begin to move forward after that. If you have an idea or an opportunity we can explore it together in this session.

 

 

 

 

 


Tues. Dec 4 2018 | 5:30PM – 8:00PM

FAIL FORWARD | LED BY AJ BRUNO, FOUNDER OF QUOTAPATH AND RONETHEA WILLIAMS, FOUNDER OF FIELD LABX

Learn from local founders on how they built their MVPs for their product launches. Where did they go too far, where did they fail and where did they succeed. Learn how they approach building an MVP from customer interviews to launch. We will also dive into what it takes to build out a team and valuable lessons learned from seasoned founders who have been there, done that.

    

 


Wed. Dec 5 2018 | 5:30PM – 8:00PM

THE POWER OF STORYTELLING | LED BY BRENDAN LOWRY, FOUNDING TEAM AT CURALATE AND CREATOR OF PEOPLEADELPHIA

Your story is one of the most powerful tools you have as a founder to grow your business. A great story can help you get customers and clients, galvanize an audience, pitch investors, recruit team members, inspire action, and more. Join Philly’s top storytellers to understand the best practices and techniques of communicating your personal founder’s story. Learn what inspires people to move, join, buy, donate, share and support.

Where & When

Comcast LIFT Labs
1717 Arch St. | 48th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Monday, December 3rd
Tuesday, December 4th
Wednesday December 5th
5:00PM - 8:00PM

Why We Do It

Aspiring founders of all levels will work with local tech leaders to validate (or evolve) their business idea. These industry experts from your very own PSL community will teach key strategies for starting a business, cultivating invaluable connections along the way.

Sponsors

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